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month alone. this is al-jazeera live from london. people are killed a suicide bomb on police headquarters in iraq. the egyptian protests of a man being beaten and why the story was changed again. the opposition leader of spain joined protests calling for the prime minister to quit over corruption. football couple -- oldest football club becomes the latest victim in the economic crisis. >> the president of syria has accused israel of trying to stabilize its country. the warning comes as new u.s. figures show the number of serious refugees rose by more than 25% last month. the president told state television the military is ready to confront any act of aggression by israel. this follows an air strike outside the capital of damascus on wednesday with the government has blamed on israel. the promise came as he met the head of a rob's and national security council. the theory of conflict has dominated high level talks at a security conference in germany. the defense minister of israel appears to confirm speculation that israeli forces were behind wednesday's attack near damascus.
interesting fashion in paris than in london. the sense of humor makes them to play more with the clothes and everything. in paris, i could see what was chic in what was not. one time i was working and was arriving at an industry job, and i was wearing boots. they looked at me and said, [unintelligible] as a reproach. i thought, ha ha, very funny. [laughter] but it was beautiful, which can be true but it can be awful, too, a beige. it is not because it is beige, but it could be the absolute beauty, no. it depends how it is done, how it is made, how it looks like. so i was like, let's say, killing the french fashion. i should say france in general. so absolute. it has to be like that. things that i did not feel like. i think it's time i was going, i felt really in love with london. i felt more freedom. when i was going there, it gave me -- [unintelligible] sending like, yes, go on to do the things you feel are good. because it is very conservative in paris. >> only you had come to san francisco. >> yes. >> i can only imagine what you would have produced. [applause] >> that is true. >> here
continues to recover, today the taliban are the focus of talks in london between the leaders of pakistan and afghanistan. the goal is to create a more stable environment for when nato forces leave afghanistan in 2014. the mission is to get the taliban to negotiate peace, but what are the chances? >> 12 years into a war that has cost 440 british lives, the prime minister invited the leaders of both afghanistan and pakistan to talk about the threats facing them all. >> the united kingdom will continue to stand firmly behind both countries as they work together to bring peace and stability to the region. finally, the progress we have achieved today sends a very clear message to the taliban. now is the time for everyone to participate in a peaceful political process in afghanistan. >> as british troops prepared to withdraw from afghanistan and handoff to afghan forces, intense combat like this is rare now. the military believe they have done their job and that this insurgency, like all others, needs a political solution. >> the clock is ticking. we have until the end of 2014, maybe not as lo
francisco county consultation authority commissioners london bree and norman yee. i look forward to working with you. please call item 2. >> this is an action item. >> before we act on this item i would like to open any public comment, any member of the public who would like to speak on item two come forward. seeing none public comment is closed. madam clerk if you can do a roll call. >> (roll call) the item passes. >> chairman: i'm wondering is legally a member of the commission is allowed to abstain; i assume there is no problem with that. proceed. >> the item passes. >> thank you very much. if you can please call item number 3. chair's report. >> chair: welcome to the new calendar year i have brief remarks given that it's only been a month since we had our meeting and we just started this legislative session. as noted earlier we have two newly elected members of the commission. again welcome commissioners london breed and norman yee to the first meeting. with the presidential election behind us it is fair to see that we will see more of a focus on transportation. i think it is also
just received news that the bill has passed in parliament. let's go live to our correspondent in london, who is following the vote in parliament for us. what was the majority? >> it has really only just been passed -- 400 for the bill and 155 against it, which is quite a lot against it. most would have voted for the bill, but a large portion, really, of the conservative party have voted against it. >> ok, now, where is the political upset in all of this for the prime minister, for david cameron? some say that this vote could leave a legacy of bitterness within his own conservative party. >> well, yes, definitely. one british paper actually made an interesting comment and said the conservative party has had decades of being divided over europe and now david cameron has found an entirely new subject to split the party. humor aside, it has really been a struggle between traditionalists and modernizers. traditionalists have been quite vocal. one mp promoting the merciless prison of equality and another saying that he fears for the future of the children, but unlike the debate on europe, dav
sold for $45 million. a 1932 painting was auctioned by sotheby's in london. he met marie in london while still living with his first wife and she became known as the artists golden muse. the ancient roman city of pompeii already lies in ruins that was destroyed by a volcano almost 2000 years ago. all the world heritage site is under modern-day spread from corruption and neglect. now this report from pompeii. >> it seems human negligence is finishing what mount vesuvius started almost 2000 years ago. the ancient roman city was buried by a volcanic eruption in 7080 and is crumbling away. -- 780 falling due to mismanagement and corruption. entire houses have collapsed into piles of rubble. now the european unit and is stepping in for preservation of this world heritage site is left in ruins. on wednesday, but $150 million great pompeii project will be rolled out officially. the archaeological site will be in secured, during the plan will go up in smoke. correct the problem with pompeii is that it has always received emergency funding. it has been
air from the south, all that warm air continuing to stir up. london on your wednesday, high of 3. 10 here on your thursday. meanwhile, farther across athens, you are continuing to see some rough weather, some thunderstorm activity even lingering for you, snow a little bit farther toward the north, warsaw, a high of 0. there's a look at your world weather, here is your extended forecast. london on your wednesday, high weather, here is your extended >>> we are back in 30 minutes with more of the latest. i'm gene otani in tokyo. \s
games in london. oscar pistorius, the blade runner, who inspired so many people, charged with murder tonight after the death of his girlfriend. nbc's rehema ellis is here with us in the studio with the latest on this. rehema, good evening. >> good evening, brian. you cannot overstate how significant oscar pistorius is to people who will face obstacles and struggle to overcome them. he's a national hero in south africa. and that's why today's news is so devastating to so many. >> and there's the start, in a landbreaking moment. >> oscar pistorius marked a stunning achievement at the 2012 london olympics. >> oscar pistorius sets on his way in the first round of the 400 meters. >> today, the world was stunned again when the superstar athlete was arrested and charged with murder after his girlfriend was found shot at his upscale south african home. >> at this stage, we can confirm that a young woman did die on the scene of gunshot wounds. >> police say there are no other suspects. neighbors in the quiet gated community reported hearing noise coming from the home earlier in the evening. >
contention. of course, in the london market, around about 18% of the london market cap is made up of russian companies because they're not sure about the quality of the investor base in russia to, obviously, have those listings. now, i spoke earlier to yevgenni , the head of the moscow inter bank exchange. it had its ipo just over an hour ago. it's trading just above the issue price of 55 rubles. and i spoke to the ceo about some of these key issues and about getting international investors excited about investing in an ipo here in russia or hong kong. let's listen in. >> the importance is for our business going forward because we come and speak with our clients and say, listen, you can do a sizable ipo on the exchange. we want to go out there and demonstrate it ourselves that we can go and raise half a billion dollars. it's a good saturday start. >> what has the international community been like? >> it has been predominantly good in judicial names. >> when i look at russian companies, i know that now roughly around about 18% of the listing market cap on the london market, for instance. why
're watching al-jazeera live from london. also coming up on the program -- thousands rally in tunisia in support of the government and against the the prime minister's plan to dissolve it. the search goes on but there's no trace of the meteorite that left a trail of destruction across central russia and the winner is, we'll be live from the berlin film festival with news of who's got the golden bear. thank you for joining us. a bomb targeting people shopping for vegetables has once again highlighted pakistan's deep sectarian tension. at least 60 have been killed in an explosion in the southwestern city of quetta. more than 200 were injured when a bomb exploded outside a market. police say it was aimed at the region's minority shia population. attacks in quetta have killed more than 200 in the past month. we have the latest from islamabad. what more do we know about this attack? >> hi, barbara. what we know is that this bomb, which went off in this market was very powerful bomb. it was an improvised explosive device
london. they can hear us here in spain but will take some time for this noise to reach london. the workers they feel can make sack cry tieses without giving them anything back. >> iberia is unprofitable being batted by spain's woeful economy and competition from low-cost carriers but they said the plan is just too dramatic and they are intending two more five-day strikes to drive that point home. >> top stories here, supporters of the president hugo chavez have been celebrating his return. he touched down in venezuela on monday. officials say he is being taken to a military hospital. a report by u.n. investigators has found new evidence of war crimes by both sides in syria. it has identified seven alleged massacres and want the international criminal court to investigate. striking staff from spain's iberia airlines fought with police as they tried to invade a terminal at the international airport. day one of five-day strike as the charle is planning to lay off staff. the israeli army used tear gas to break up a demonstration. it was in solidarityy. palestinians are in israeli
not conceded a goal in competitive place since mid-december, but london is promising passion on the pitch as the gunners pursue their last chance in the season to end a trophy trout stretching all the way back to 2005. >> unlike bayern munich, and now only have the champions league title to play for. out of the cup and out of contention in the english premier league, they need a big performance against the bavaria's to quiet the critics. >> of course, we will try to score goals. but we tried to go forward and tried to score goals. >> in london, they are hoping to continue their solid season. >> of course, the champions league is something special. the best teams in europe compete in it, so the play is at a much higher level than in the bundesliga, depending on the circumstances, of course. >> there's always this second leg. in three weeks time in munich. >> it has been years in the coming, but soccer is finally on the brink of a revolution. goal line technology has been cleared for usage during this year's confederations cup in brazil as a dress rehearsal for the 2014 world cup when it wi
warm. next time some about 3 for london -- max temps fabout 3 for london and paris. , relatively quiet. some snow over the alpine regions. moscow, no higher than mine is 7 degrees -- than -7 degrees. fort more of a southerly parts of libya. for benghazi, a high of 23 degrees. in central parts of africa, some fairly heavy showers around the gulf of guinea, extending towards sierra leone and liberia. the heaviest of rain is certainly further south in africa, where we are expecting this tropical cyclone still to be exerting its influence across madagascar. some very heavy rain across south africa. 23 in ca >> hello. a reminder of the top stories on al jazeera. olympic star oscar pistorius is appearing in court for the second day of his bail hearing. is accused of murder. prosecutors told the court nonstop shouting was heard before his girlfriend was shot dead. bulgaria's cover him and has resigned after a wave of protests. -- bulgaria's government has resigned after a wave of protests. in neighboring greece, workers have walked out in a nationwide protest against wage cuts and high taxes.
were on show in london last night. they are britain's version of the grammys. >> there was lots of music to be heard, of course, and plenty of awards given out. some of the biggest ones went to a rising star from scotland. >> she has had a standout year. she has topped the charts and closed the london olympics. now she has shown that the brits, grabbing best female solo artist and best album, but she says she is a very unlikely pop star. >> this is an album i wrote because i did not have the confidence to say these things in person. >> ben howard has also taken him two gongs. he won best male , and best man when to mumford and sons. adele won best single. she kept her speech brief after being cut off last year for talking too much. >> i love you all. thank you so, so much. >> the brits are an annual celebration of the best of british. now, riding high around the world, reason enough to put on a bash. chemical elvis. >> a lot of anti gravity hairdos' there. see you next time. - captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org--
, the british isles, cold air and temperatures around london and paris, lingering around 20. you have to go farther to the south for active weather. several systems pushing across the mediterranean and bringing storms along the coastline, farther toward the north to the alps. heavy snowfall expected in austria and hungary. the cold air filters toward the south. london, paris, freezing mark, madrid, you will see temperatures fall down. farther toward the north and east on the cold side, moscow, minus 5 on saturday. that's a look at world weather. here is a look at the extended forecast. >>> we're back in 30 minutes with more on the latest. i'm gene otani in tokyo. from all of us here at nhk world, thanks very much for joining us. have a great day wherever you are.
of oscar pistorius been holed up for murder charges? >> absolutely. the london olympics, the story of inclusion. you have this young man who was born without legs or had been amputated and the thought that parauld be part of the olympics and also the london games but what a message of inclusion for everyone in the world. to see this story yet, it is awful. >> what has been the repercussions in the sporting world? >> disbelief. combined with the fact the realization once again, tiger woods, lance armstrong, that we do not know these people. so many fans cheer and a look at them as role models and kids believe in them, if this is not the ultimate wake-up call, we do not know them. we have no idea who they are. we should be careful who we cheer for. >> hasn't always been like this? has there been this idealization of sports figures? the intent celebrity culture that surrounds them? >> we are at the peak of that. it is a great question. we have never seen adulation at a higher peak simply because of the internet. game, almost every every practice of your favorite team or athlete. we kn
experienced group reading aloud in a west london library. it is a weekly event. one of 300 groups organized across britain by the router res organization. everyone is welcome. the atmosphere is friendly and relaxed. >> i feel that in the time i have been here, i have enjoyed myself. i have learned a lot about literature. i think i have developed as a person. >> it is more than just reading and talking about a book. it is about engaging with others in a social enterprise. she also reads in hospitals and prisons. she says the venue makes no difference. >> i think i have always known that reading is therapeutic. when people could not read, maybe there were less books around. people would sit around and read a story. >> another group, this one in london's mayfair neighborhood. >> 15 or 20 people sitting on a rug, gathering. with no other agenda than listening to a story -- it is a beautiful thing. >> the groups vary, but all provide a safe environment for talking. if topics straight into the awkward or too personal, the leader can return to the text -- stray into the awkward or too personal, th
behavior with other priests. let's go live to london as lawrence, our correspondent is there with more on this. the cardinal denies that there were allegations -- denied the allegations revolving around his stepping down. >> it is clearly serious. he was a cardinal, the most senior catholic in britain, he was due to go to a conclave to help to elect the next pope. he cannot do that now. it is the part of the reason the allegations came out at the time that they did. three priests and a former priest around st. andrews, that area of central scotland, making these abuse allegations against him to a sunday newspaper. he then did not turn up on sunday to mass in scotland, which is a first, the first time the conversation there found out that something was up. he spent the rest of sunday behind-the-scenes. he has come out and tendered his resignation. the vatican has been told about it and it has said that they will have a look at it. yet again because of his status in the church, it is yet more embarrassment and more allegations of abuse inside the catholic church. >> lawrence, reporting l
said their degrlegates must ready to compromise. he was in london on his first trip abroad. he met with british prime minister. kerry and hague said they agree that stopping the program is a priority. >> as we've repeatedly made clear the window for a diplomatic solution simply cannot by definition remain open forever. >> kerry also made a direct plea to syria's opposition leaders. last friday they said they will stay away from the meeting. the international community is not doing enough to challenge the assad regime. >>> israeli leaders are taking their own steps to make sure they are safe from a nuclear iran. they unveiled arrow 3 missile. it can shot down missiles in outer space. th they won't rule out military intervention. it can reach targets in israel. they believe the new intercepter would prevent that from happening. >>> officials with nato lead forces in hafafghanistan are looking into allegations that troops torture and killed. local fighters attacked civilians. >> to regard the situation as very serious and we will resolve it in full cooperation with our african partner
more than 100 points. for more, let's check in with karen cho. she's love in london for us. karen, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. investors are seen this market, this time, the fed suggesting that some of the board members have concerns about the qe purchases taking place. the minutes suggested that some of the members may want that program tapered off before then. also watching heinz shares as well today after the fbi launched its own investigation into illegal trades around heinz. $1.7 million was made from some sort of inside knowledge of this takeaway. and there's been so many deals out there. "new york times" may be the latest to throw its hat in the ring with the possible sale of boston globe. a price tag, how much is this business worth? $150 moll to $175 million cash flow. keep in mind, the "new york times" purchased this company for $1.5 billion. so a significant loss. >> a huge loss over two decades. karen tso in london, thank you very much. we appreciate it. >>> as always let us know why you're awake. tweet me if you like, at peter alexander. >>> still ahead -- "way
largest economy. we'll get a live report from london. first, a stand off from washington. $85 billion in spending cuts on friday. sound familiar? president obama and republicans have plenty to say. still just not saying it to each other. despite this so-called crisis, the two sides haven't spoken directly this week and have yet to meet face-to-face this calendar year. they plan to push the plans. john boehner rules autothe possibility of new taxes. >> i stand by those commitments to make the reforms for smart spending cuts. but we also need republicans to adopt the same approach to tax reform that speaker boehner championed two months ago. >> the president says we have to have another tax increase to avoid the sequester. well, mr. president, you got your tax increase. it's time to cut spending here in washington. instead of using our military men and women as campaign props, the president was serious, he would sit down with harry reid and begin to address our problems. >> the president will be in newport news today to discuss the local economy, particularly military spending. the pres
the yen's decline. in fact, we're seeing quite a jump right now for the dollar. 0.6%, in fact, in london trading. right now at 92.95. the euro also gaining ground against the yen. we're seeing that at 125.90. now, earlier in the day the euro had slipped to the lower 124 yen level on investor worries about possible political shakeups in spain as well as italy. let's take a look at other urine yan stocks now. we're seeing trading is mostly higher at this hour despite concerns about the eurozone debt situation. the investors are hunting for bargains after the losses that were experienced on monday. we have the ftse 100 up by 0.5%. gains for the frankfurt market of just over 0.1%. and paris' cac 40 up 0.9%. the picture in asia today, almost a sea of red with the exception of shanghai there. japan's nicky snapping a five-day streak. they hope authorities will take steps to stimulate the economy. >>> looks like the yen's decline is proving to be quite a boone for toyota motor. the carmaker is predicting it will post its first operating profit in five years, thanks to the currency's weakness. t
today as well. >> its 12 noon in london, 7:00 a.m. in washington, 2:00 in the afternoon in turkey. if we start with breaking news. there's been an explosion in front of the u.s. embassy in turkey and one person has been killed. there's no indication as to what caused the explosion in a neighborhood that's home to a number of foreign missions. let's get the latest from our correspondent outside the u.s. embassy. tell us what you know. >> one person killed. i have also seen reports saying possibly and two dead. it is impossible for me to get official confirmation. the place is swarming with police. police are limiting access to the immediate area where the explosion took place. i spoke to a witness earlier, an iranian gentleman who runs an office outside across from the embassy. he said that he saw a man on foot, but he was not sure, walking on foot up the road. and he saw a body being taken into an ambulance. when i got here, i saw the ambulance. i see a security van has pulled up and there are many white overalls stepping outside that van. it is a very busy area swarming with cabinet min
reproduction of the human body is now on display at london's science museum. robotics experts have built what they've dubbed a million dollar bionic man deplete with artificial organs, synthetic blood, and robotic limbs. he's 6'6" and he was put together during the momently titled documentary "how to build a bionic man." his synthetic blood that we mentioned can bind and give off oxygen just like the real thing. the man called rex by his creators also has an artificial trachea, which means that he soon may be able to speak. >>> many cities north of us are bracing for what could be a huge storm. so let's find out how it's going to affect us. howard has the forecast. >> yeah, jc, looks like this one is just going to miss us although we could get a little snow out of it. i'll let you know when that may happen and it certainly feels like it. look at the temperatures as we go to break. it's chilly. 34 lovettsville. 37 dumfries and 38 in bowie. we'll have the very interesting forecast, an epic storm in the northeast coming up in just >>> i've been combing through the retailer websites to find you -
. we're seeing gains in london of about .4%. frankfurt dax is down a quarter of a pennsylvania and paris cac lower. a senior official of the international monetary fund has expressed a report for japan's economic policies but expressed a need for the country to take steps to rein in fiscal health. the finance minister met visiting imf managing director david lipton here in tokyo. he briefed him on the government's policies. he explained about the recent joint statement between the government and central bank. that statement seat 2% inflation target. he also referred to a supplementary budget plan which has a stimulus worth $100 billion. finance ministry officials said he understood them and said they were necessary. the meeting came amid concerns voiced by germany and other countries opinion they are saying japan's policies could be intended to guide the yen lower. >>> two major japanese automakers have revised their profits. mazda motors says it expects to post $480 million in operating profit up 80% when you calculate it in yen from its previous estimate. mazda's president is
at the shard, london's highest building. ben fogle joins us there. >> reporter: it's just been joined by this a newer, taller, glassier version, new tower of london, the shard. it's ever changing canvas. you blink and a new building appears. a lot of people look at this and go it's not finished. >> it does tend to look a little unfinished. none the worse for that, it's marvelously visible from all over london. >> reporter: it looks pretty striking from this distance. should we have a look at it from the closer up? >> can't wait. >> reporter: let's go. shall we go up? >> sounds like a good idea. let's go. >> reporter: we're heading to the viewing platform 800 feet above london. >> thank you very much. that's fantastic. >> reporter: what i find amazing, i have lived in london all my life. i've never seen it from this perspective. we've got a 365 view. >> i know. >> famous gerkin i recognize. >> remarkable view of the tower of london, isn't it? >> reporter: in the distance i can see the olympic sites. we have this brand new building, state-of-the art and we've got some of the oldist buil
for the banks misdeeds. >> it is midday in london, 9:00 in the evening in tokyo, 1:00 in the afternoon in italy, where scientists are deep inside a mountain laboratory, counting down to the biggest experiment yet, the search for secret particles known as dark matter. the bbc has been given exclusive access to the experiment. scientists said that it will help them a lot one of the great secrets to the universe. in simple terms, dark matter and dark matt -- dark energy is the name given to what constitutes 84% of the universe. it is invisible and it does not admit or herbs or light, but scientists claim that gravity's effect on the universe proves that dark matter exists. >> beneath the mountain, one and a half kilometers down in these specially and -- specially constructed tunnels, the secrets of the universe could be revealed. in this subterranean laboratory, a new experiment could prove the existence of dark matter. scientists think that dark matter is all around us. that is what this experiment here is trying to solve. inside it is filled full of argon and the dark matter particles filter thr
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as they tended to run out of some fresh cues. we have a mixed picture developing. london's ftse 100 is lower by .2%. gains for the frankfurt market up by .1%. paris cac losing .1%. japan did not post gains. a strong overnight performance in new york. south korean markets there outperformed the region. benchmark kospi up 1.5%. had a weaker yuan. investors welcomed record earnings results from one of the country's top banks. we'll see what happened with the nikkei down more than a percent today as the recent weakness of the yen reversed a bit. speaking of currencies we're seeing the $has been losing a bit of ground against the yen although has backed up a little bit today. dollar/yen at 93.65. many market players have been buying the yen after a group of seven financial authorities gave a statement on tuesday. they view the statement as indicating a concern about excessive moves in the japanese currency after overseas media reported a comment from an anonymous g7 official. terms of euro yen that's changing hands right now at 126.25. major japanese casual clothing store one glow is making inroa
factories and cut jobs. ♪ >> it is midday in london, 7:00 a.m. in washington, 1:00 in the afternoon in italy, where the pope received a lengthy ovation at his first appearance after announcing his resignation. he repeated what he told cardinals on monday, that he simply did not have the strength to continue his duties. adam johnson is in the vatican for us and joins us now. quite a moving experience for those present? >> indeed. we are here in rome at the start of a fortnight, the likes of which catholic churches have not seen in the modern history, where worshipers around the world will effectively be saying goodbye to pope benedict. and he will be carrying out all of his schedule appointments during that time at the moment but he leaves the vatican this evening as of the last day of this month, and the first of those on schedule appointments, just off the square the you see behind me. >> his first appearance since he shocked the world with his resignation. this was his regularly scheduled weekly audience. the vatican insists that it will be business as usual, but nothing here is as usual n
lives in a gated community in the capital. pistorius made history at the olympic stadium in london last summer. he became the first double amputee runner to ever compete in the games. pistorius had been with his girlfriend for several months and would have celebrated their first valentine's day together. the day before she died, there were reports she made a surprise pistorius and he thought she was an untrieder but police believe it was domestic trouble and some witnesses heard screaming. >> there had proafl been incidents -- previously been incidents at the home. >> reporter: his lawyer would not say much about how pistorius is feeling. >> he's obviously emotional but he's fine. >> reporter: police say forensic investigators will test pistorius for blood alcohol levels and check for possible evidence under his fingernails. cbs news, london. >> pistorius will face a court hearing on friday. in an interview with "the new york times" last year, the athlete talked about pulling out his pistol to search his home one night when his security alarm went off. >>> soon we could learn the identi
taking profits. london's ftse is trading higher by 0.4%. frankfurt's dax is up 0.25%. london is up 0.25%. and paris has gains of 0.5% at the moment. >>> before i get into the currency levels, i want to give you this piece of news just in. the group of seven finance ministers and central bank governors has issued a statement reaffirming they are committed to market-determined exchange rates. they stressed that they will continue to consult closely on foreign exchange markets. japan's finance minister oso made the statement available to reporters as the yen's rapid fall continues. now, in the statement, the g-7 members said they agreed excessive volatility and disorderly movements in exchange rates can have adverse implications for economic and financial stability. currency issues are expected to be high on the agenda at a g-20 meeting to be held in moscow starting friday. >>> and now let's get a check on the latest currency levels following that statement. the dollar against the yen is little changed around the 94 yen level. news of north korea's nuclear test appears to have had a lim
waiting to see developments at the group of 20 meeting. right now we got london lower by .10%. paris cac 40 is down by the .10%. asian shares ended pretty mixed. europe's poor growth data dented sentiment. nikkei declined 1.2%. australia losing just a fraction after reaching the highest level in 4 1/2 years just on thursday. south korea's kospi holding ground. the benchmark index added almost a .10% at the close. moving on to currencies now the yen is keeping it's upward momentum against other major skrins ahead of the g-20. dollar/yen is 92.62. why are youo yen is squatted at 123. >> tepco will cover a short fall stemming from the halted operations at the nuclear power plant in fukushima. 50 companies are taking part in the bidding process. the firms that win will begin supplying a total of 1.6 million kilowatts of power between 2019 and 2021. this amount will be equal to the power generation from two nuclear power plants. tepco made it a condition that the bidding price would be below about 10 cents per one kilowatt per hour. coal fire thermal powered plants will be favored candidates
her and her and him. >> rihanna left a club in london bloody and apparently it's chris brown's fault. she was inside in the club partying and as she's leaving someone screams about chris brown and chunks a bottle at her. shes not bleeding because of the bottle. she hit a metal fence and she starts bleeding as she's leaving the club. apparently people in london hate chris brown enough to chunk bottles. >> but he wasn't there? >> he wasn't there. >> she's got nice legs. >> she's gotten considerably better looking in the last couple of years. >> i think that's just called healing. >> alec, did you call this photographer a [beep]? >> that's alec baldwin in new york responding to allegations of racism with a smile. what allegations of racism you ask? >> alec baldwin had another run in with the paparazzi. >> this time it involved a black photog from the "new york post. >> they asked him about a recent lawsuit with his wife. not only did alec grab her by the arm and say i want to choke you to death. >> he allegedly called a black photog a [beep], a crack head and a drug dealer. >> but alec
a fourth day of hearings. nbc's jim maceda joins us from london. what can we expect today? >> reporter: good morning, mara. that's right, we may learn in the coming hour if oscar pistorius, that world famous double amputee sprinter will be freed on bail or not. i may because before that happens the prosecution and defense will be making their final argument, and based on the past three or four days that could take all day. not getting bail, mara, would clearly be a blow to pistorius. he and his coach want to get back on the track. they want to prepare mentally for this trial. but also because the momentum seems to be going so much in pistorius' favor especially after yesterday's bombshell when we learned that the lead investigator, the guy laying out the case against pistorius is himself facing seven charges in a case of murder dating back to 2009. now, the defense has already picked apart the investigator's facts to the point that he had to admit that pistorius' story is plausible that he shot and killed the girlfriend, reeva steenkamp by mistake, thinks her an intruder through the ba
kerry is in london on his first trip abroad as secretary of state. he's going to be visiting nine countries in the next 11 days. margaret brennan is traveling with the secretary. margaret, good morning. >> reporter: good morning to you, norah, from windy london. secretary kerry is beginning his tour here in europe but the focus is the middle east where state department officials say the u.s. and europe are more strategically aligned than ever to pressure london to abandon its nuclear program and to isolate syrian president assad. kerry's efforts to broker a political transition in syria is already faltering. the syrian opposition is threatening to boycott a meeting with him this week and they've already canceled an upcoming trip to the u.s. they're under severe pressure to get more support from the international community, but the u.s. and europe refuse to provide them with military aid. secretary kerry sent his top envoy to the region yesterday to try to persuade them to meet with him in rome on thursday. >> margaret brennan, thanks. >>> this year's daytona 50
from london. tina, good morning. >> good morning. pistorius spent an eighth night sleeping in a holding cell at a police station in south africa's capital, and he hopes it was his last. his lawyers say the athlete is not a flight risk and should be released from jail until his murder trial. track star oscar pistorius rode back to court in a police van, hoping this will be the day he learns his fate. a south african judge is weighing several days of testimony to decide whether to grant the athlete bail or keep him locked up until his murder trial. prosecutors claim pistorius intended to kill his girlfriend reeva steenkamp when he pumped four bullets through his bathroom door. defense lawyering say the former olympian acted on instinct when he saw an intruder was in his upscale home. an unexpected twist happened yesterday. police dropped hilton botha from the case itself because he himself is facing several attempted murder charges from a shooting in 2011. defense accuse botha of sloppy police work, saying he contaminated the crime scene and kept changi
on in europe. all of them in negative territory now in terms of the majors. london lower by .80%. the dax and frankfurt lower by 1.2%. paris cac40 down by .90%. asian stocks ended higher with hong kong gaining .90%. investors buying shares in line with the overall strong tone and overseas markets during the chinese holiday. japan's nikkei with a rebound of .50% after the boj maintained monetary policy. in south korea the kospi was up .20% on hopes that south korean exporters can keep their competitive edge as the want was weaker compared with the weaker advancing trend. the shanghai market was closed still close due to the lunar holiday. we'll check in on currencies, the dollar gaining ground against the yen, we are seeing the pair right now at 93.34-39. the boj will deliver easing measures after keeping their monetary policy unchanged. the euro is lower against the yen as weak eurozone gdp data has been weighing on sentiment. that's at 124.46. >>> well, in corporate news today several u.s. media saying that american airlines and us airways will merge. that will create the world's largest
.s. forces carried out any such crimes. >>> secretary of state john kerry has arrived in london. it's the first stop on a nine country trip. it's his first official overseas mission as secretary of state. this morning he sat down with british prime minister david cameron to discuss the situation in syria and iran's nuclear program. >>> in cuba, the end of the castro era is in sight. yesterday president raul castro began his second term, but announced it will be his last. castro says his country is at a place where it's ready for a younger generation to lead. >>> today begins the last work week for pope benedict xvi. the 85-year-old pontiff is set to retire thursday night. yesterday he delivered his final public blessing in st. peter's square, telling the crowd, "god told me to go." he reassured the world's 1.2 billion catholics that his decision to retire does not mean he's abandoning the church. the pope has one final appearance scheduled wednesday. experts say as his final act as pope, he might change the rules governing conclaves to speed it up. >>> cardinals from around the worl
urozone. london, midday here in 7:00 a.m. in washington, and 2:00 p.m. in the afternoon in egypt, where a balloon ride over luxor has ended in tragedy. a fire followed by an explosion and a 300 meter plunge to the ground. 19 tourists are dead, nine of them from hong kong. it is the latest blow to a tourist industry that has been suffering ever since the uprising two years ago. >> the balloon came down in fields west of luxor, a tourist event that ended in carnage. this mobile phones should it -- footage shows rescue teams the distance. one report says those who survived jump from the basket as it plummeted from the ground. eight photographer from another flight took these photos. he was just in front of the balloon that crash. >> while we were approaching the end of our balloon fried -- balloon flight heading into luxor, we heard a loud explosion. and then we saw a lot of smoke right behind us. our first giving was it could not be a balloon, but it turned out unfortunately to be this tragic accident. >> a balloon ride over some of egypt's most famous site are still a popular attraction.
footage shot outside of a community center in west london. what do you see? >> a railing. a pole. >> keep watching. >> the bushes. >> ooh! ah. that was ayman! a man ghost. >> in is wa posted on metro news, and according to the watchman, he was just watching the monitors and he saw this live on the monitor, so he went outside to check to see if he had just missed someone who walked in and out of the community center. there was no one to be seen. and get this. it gets spookier. this community center was used for pra prisoner of war camp during world war ii. >> kind of looked like he was dressed as a teacher. >> i'm a skeptic. i want to believe but, no, no. >>> every time we see dolphins swimming videos we always say, wouldn't it be great to swim with them or swim like them? you can now thanks to the slide board. we've seen this thing before, but you've never seen the fly board quite like this because this is a look through the supertramp's lens. you know everybody's out there having a good time with a bunch of good-looking girls and projects on these slide boards and it's so much fun to wat
view of the world. >> stephen: do you have a favorite map? >> it's of london, where i'm from, and it has the t had, ames running through it, handmade about six years ago. all sorts of areas of london and one red blog which is wealthy and the rest of the map is written: losers. [laughter] >> stephen: can you get me a copy of that? >> i sure can. >> stephen: thank you so much for joining me. simon garfield "on the
competitors in south africa before the london games, i was at that house where this horrible incident happened. it's a gated community. it's a beautiful home, oscar did keep guns there, and they were in his bedroom. i didn't see the guns, but i know he had them there, and he sleeps without legs, he sleeps without his prosthetics. there is a high crime rate as that last gentleman was talking about. it's a big fear in that country, but tamron, that this guy could be capable of such a thing is un -- it's unbelievable to me because, i mean oscar seemed for a 26-year-old to pulled together, so aware of his personal power. so cog ani personal power. so cog anzant that he was representing a whole group of people. the guy that i got to know in south africa, is so different from this god awful tragedy. it's a little bit hard for me still to comprehend it. >> absolutely, i feel the same way, i woke up and saw the news and just thinking about london and the energy around him, in "time" magazine, one of the world's 100 most influential people. and that's not just due to the fact that he was able to overco
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correct. that's a great thing that i can actually go out on the field and look london fletcher in the eyes and know that i'm about to complete a pass on him. >> robert, before you met -- >> don't tell him i said that. >> i don't know if you guys saw the wave, i waved to you guys. just letting you guys know i'm okay. >> you never go somewhere expecting people to chant your name. at least, i never have. i don't know about you guys. >> i don't know if any of you guys have ever been to the doctor, but -- like i said, i'm good for one every time. >> good comedic timing. many times athletes are understandably guarded, but here's a guy who doesn't mind showing that side. apparently he doesn't mind having his rehab training turning into an impromptu sweet 16 birth did i party. while working out in the pool last week a group of 16-year- old girls spotted him, check this out. one of the girls jumped in the pool with him. she told him she loved him, of course, griffin thought it was pretty funny and was nice enough to take this photo. not a bad birthday gift. coming up, another doozey of off the wall
with headquarters in london and assets that stretch from alaska to the caspian sea. the company got as big as it is today by acquiring old companies at cheap prices, and then relentlessly cutting costs, that according to matt simmons, chairman of a major energy investment banking firm. >> their reputation as what a fabulous company they were got created because they made more money than anyone else did on old assets. >> and did they do that by cutting costs? >> well, they had to. but i don't think it was obvious to anybody until now. you look back with the benefit of hindsight. they obviously cut way too many costs. >> couldn't you argue that bp had to cut costs in order to stay profitable, in order to stay in business? >> absolutely, but then the question becomes, at what point do you basically go beyond normal cost-cutting and you're in to reckless behavior? >> but bp's senior executive in charge of refineries, john manzoni, denies that. he told lawyers in this deposition that budget cuts never compromised the safety of bp's employees. >> i don't believe it's the case ever that we short-
attempt to get a response from southwest london nhs on behalf of my constituents, who has hypertension, chronic lung disease and heart disease. they will not respond to my correspondents as to whether they will agree to look at allowing the professor, the world-famous cardiologist in his prescription for his treatment. i can get no response am a constituent made i should do not get a physician? >> i'm very happy to take up the case the honorable lady quite rightly raises in the house because she gives me the details i will see what i can do to get a better answer from health authorities. >> thank you, mr. speaker. each year many dozens of my constituents have to sell the house in order to pay for social care. this is random and unfair. with the prime minister agree with you that the proposal announced last week will litigate this issue? >> i think my friend makes an important point, as he said it is completely random who can end up suffering from dementia and then suddenly find that because they could be spending five, 10 or even more years in a care home, it completely wipes out all o
others may see as a disability. here's dr. gupta. >> two olympics, six gold medals, beijing, london, a landful of world records, world championship titles and six london marathon wins. david weir is one of the top pair everyone had athletes in the world competing in long distance races. he's also confined to a wheelchair. all of it pure upper body strength. >> i couldn't feel my leg buzz they can't move. it's called spinal cord transection. it was damage to the nerves in my spine. the doctors don't know the how or when or why. so it was a disability from birth really. >> he was just a young boy when he decided not to let his disability keep him from his dreams of being an athlete. >> i was into sport very early. at school, it was my best subject. pe. i wasn't very good at anything else. so i knew that i had to get the sport right if i wanted to succeed in life. and i was very lucky and i was talented at an early age, and wheelchair racing took over my life. >> he began training in ernest at age 8 joining team great britain by 11 and started winning medals at the age of 25. >> i've d
a response from southwest london nhs on behalf of my constituents, who has hypertension, chronic lung disease and heart disease. they will not respond to my correspondents as to whether they will agree to look at allowing the professor, the world-famous cardiologist in his prescription for his treatment. i can get no response am a constituent made i should do not get a physician? >> i'm very happy to take up the case the honorable lady quite rightly raises in the house because she gives me the details i will see what i can do to get a better answer from health authorities. >> thank you, mr. speaker. each year many dozens of my constituents have to sell the house in order to pay for social care. this is random and unfair. with the prime minister agree with you that the proposal announced last week will litigate this issue? >> i think my friend makes an important point, as he said it is completely random who can end up suffering from dementia and then suddenly find hat because they could be spending five, 10 or even more years in a care home, it completely wipes out all of their savings that th
norman yee and i will be chairing the meeting. to my right is supervisor london breed and the clerk today is linda wong. the committee would also like to acknowledge a staff of sfgtv who are mark bunch and nona makonian who recorded each of our meetings and make the transcripts available to the public online. madam clerk, are there any announcements? >> yes, mr. chair, please make sure all cell phones and electronic devices are off, and any documents that are to be included as part of the file, items acted upon will be on march 5th supervisor agenda unless otherwise stated. >> thank you, we're going the move an item out of order. can you please call item number 6. >> item number 6, ordinance amending the missal elections code sections, withdraw of canadian das si, change the public inspection period for candidate materials change requirements for petition circulated badges to meet the requirement of disclaimer, the board of supervisor's argument, incorporate state law provision governing signatures in lieu of filing feels, candidate files fee provisions and make other technical amendments
. in the story about a half- just beend may have >> this out of london this morning. we go to the live desk for details. researchers in london have the remainsed that they found in a parking lot this man -- king third. the he rolled in the 1400s and is believed to have been the last monarch -- british die in combat. are morning they have found them. they found a skull in the ground. can show you a picture of where it was found. they tested a canadian man who 17th generation of king richard. he tested his dna and it proved to be a match. this morning there will be a press conference later on in london to officially make this announcement. interesting stuff. thank you. in today's tech bytes, a look at the top searches during the super bowl. and facebook celebrating its ninth birthday. i am perez has more. ,in today's tech bite ,earching during the super bowl the gameearch during was for a live stream of the , it wasa and on bing the super bowl and the .lackout on yahoo, it was power outage. top-selling the for thene in the u.s. first time since to the launch of iphone 5. temple run to is offi
the bard of our london bureau-- mark phillips. >> reporter: there was a time, archaeologists have discovered, when being king of england was a dead-end job. it certainly was for richard iii whose battle battered bones have been found stuffed into a grave definitely not fit for a king. a grave that was lost for 500 years and discovered under what is now a parking lot. the skeleton's curved spine matched the historic tale of the hunchback king. the fearsome wounds matched the story of a king killed in battle. but it took modern science to find an ancient king. d.n.a. analysis comparing the genetic code in the bones with that of michael ibsen, a descendent discovered 16 generations later. >> the phone rings and someone says "i'm a historian, you're related to richard iii, congratulations"? >> more or less. i think he probably started the conversation by saying "i'm not a lunatic." >> now is the winter of our a lunatic." >> now is the winter of our discontent. >> reporter: not now, most of what the world has known about richard has come from shakespeare who died trying to cling to his
worked together when an american serial killer came to london. she's a buffoon. all profilers are. they're snake oil salesmen who cast maladjusted closet cases as criminal geniuses in the media. the profilers, in turn, can be super-geniuses when the killers are caught. isn't profiling part of what you do? i deduce. enormous difference. drummond: holmes. glad to see you landed on your feet in new york. i heard you had some difficulties in london. nice to see you're keeping tabs on me. yes. this is joan watson. she accompanies me. helps keep those difficulties from reoccurring. nice to meet you. and you. we are talking about heroin, right? where's your captain? i need the manpower to do a four-quadrant search of the neighborhood. did you know that patricia ennis, howard ennis's sister, is a patient here? why not talk to her first? she was the one he was ostensibly here to help, so maybe she has some insight as to where he's gone. oh, no. wait. your book, that's right. what was it called? profiles in terror. yes, ms. drummond wrote a book about howard ennis after she caught him. got into a
, is traveling with the secretary. she's with us from our london bureau tonight. andrea, good evening. >> reporter: good evening, brian. secretary kerry's maiden voyage almost went off course because of a problem no one has been able to solve. syria. from breakfast, at number 10 with the prime minister. >> quite a long tour. >> well, it's the beginning. thank you. thank you for being the first leg of it. >> a traditional breakfast. >> reporter: to dinner in berlin. the new secretary of state's first day on the road was dominated by a war thousands of miles away. sunday, syrian rebels shot down a government helicopter. but the assad regime still outguns the rebels. raining skuds in aleppo friday. with russia arming assad, rebel leaders threatened to boycott a team meeting with kerry later this week to protest the u.s. and europe's refusal to arm them. >> at this stage, isn't it time to revisit that policy? >> with a new secretary of state at a beginning moment of the second term of president obama, when he himself has expressed concerns about it, this moment is ripe for us to be consid
showed off her growing baby bump during a public appearance in london this morning. as expected, it set off a media firestorm. >> royal bump. >> pregnant. >> pregnancy. >> baby bump. >> baby bump. >> pregnancy. >> of course, it wasn't the only story about kate's appearance today. there are millions every day. the british author hillary mantell found herself in a huge controversy when one of her lectures about kate was published by the london review of books. the lecture included comments like this, kate middleton as she was appeared to have been designed by a committee and built by craftsman with a perfect plastic smile and the spindles of her limbs hand turned and gloss varnished without quirks, without oddities, without the risk of the emergence of character. taken with no context, pretty harsh stuff. a lot of people jumped all over her for saying it. the british prime minister, david cameron, called it misguided. newspapers, magazines and blogs called the comments cutting, venomous, bizarre and creepy. where the media wanted to know did she get the idea that kate middleton is nothing
mitchell live in london today. secretary of state john kerry is trying to salvage a key meeting with syrian rebels. they are threatening to boycott the session in rome because the united states and europe have refused to give them arms and other critical aid. kerry took time in london today to call a key rebel leader and all but plead with him to show up. joining us for our daily fix chris calizza and managing editor of post politics.com. steve clemons, editor at large for "the atlantic" and david rothcoff, editor at large of fp group. welcome all. first to you, chris. this is the first trip by the new secretary of state, and already he's facing a real rebellion from the syrian rebels. they are saying no more international conferences. they, we are told, are really pressured by the fighters on the ground who are seeing horrendous loss of life and also some recent gains, and want to know why are you leaders going to fancy hotels and meeting at these summits in europe when we need help now? >> this is, andrea -- i'm not telling you anything you don't know, but this meeting in rome was suppose
. this mockup is based on the skull remained found in a dig 90 miles northwest of london. yesterday, archaeologists confirmed this skeleton is that indeed of the long lost king. famous from richard iii. talking to a woman behind the search in the next hour. fascinating stuff. >>> david letterman face to face with the butt of many of his jokes. he brought a tasty prop and a healthy dose of humor. >> i have made a few jokes, not just one or two, intermittent. but -- >> i didn't know this was going to be this long. >> now, wait a minute. maybe you can do that sort of thing in your state, buddy. >> i don't care if you're funny. from my perspective, the joke is funny, i laugh, even if it's about me. if it's not funny, i don't laugh. but i've never felt like it was anything that really bugged me all that much. >> now, what percentage of the jokes have you found funny? >> about 40%. roughly. >> can i just say, he's got good comic timing. >> great comic timing a great sport and smart to come on with the doughnut. you never know when you might get hungry, right? >> there you go. >>> in just
because i lived in california for four years and new york for 10 years, london for a year and a half areas people ask where i am from, i often tell them i am from brooklyn just to confuse them. when they get quite confused, i say, yeah, east oakland. that confused them even more. i hope everyone can understand may. i used to have a ponytail, which is also hard to imagine. a third fact about me, i started at stanford as premed. i started the economics and premed track at the same time. ultimately, i decide to go into the business world. just to get a sense, can i take a quick poll -- who are undergrads in the audience? and business school students? and members of the community? faculty? rate. -0- - great. we have an excellent and diverse audience. you will have a good dialogue, i imagine people are split on these issues. a couple things i will say -- the professor mentioned the op- ed i wrote about goldman sachs. everything i said i very much believe is true to the industry. i do not think -- goldman is a smart firm and excellent firm at what it does. i do not think it practices are very di
state from the finance ministers. we have a roundup of the g-20 meeting in moscow. >> and london fashion week is under way and international expansion seems to be the latest trend. we'll hear from top designers who are putting their foot forward on the global runway. >>> first, standard & poors says it wants more time to gauge shinzo abe's rating policies. s&p says recent policies could reflat japan's economy. but the government's books will continue to be weighed down by heavy debt. that's even if plans go ahead to raise a sales tax. there's a one in three chance of a downgrade this fiscal year. this is as the japanese prime minister shinzo abe says he will consider changing the bank's mandate. he didn't comment on current policy. all this as investors determine who will become the bank of japan's next governor. front runners for the post include former bank of japan deputy governor and the head of the asian development bank harikahiko tura. >> we did catch up with taro at a meeting this weekend in moscow. the next boj governor was covered, but the first question, whether mr. aso though
of the 2012 games in london in court for a bail hearing after being charged with killing his girlfriend, model reeva steenkamp. authorities say the 26-year-old pistorius shot steenkamp four times early thursday morning at his home. pistorius a double amputee make olympic history when he computed in the summer games on his carbon fiber blade legs. what is the very latest on this investigation? >> at this moment, oscar pistorius is making his way to the courthouse. this will be the first moment that he will officially face the charge of murder. it's such a far cry of how he was viewed in this country and around the world a few days ago. his girlfriend, reeva steenkamp this was the hollywood version of a power couple. as the hours move on and as details emerge, the scenario what took place in his home on valentine's day is appearing to be much more disturbing. oscar pistorius covers himself with a coat as he makes his way to the magistrate's court in south africa where he faces a charge of murder. this comes after he spent valentine's day being questioned by police, subjected to standard blood te
, a paralympian and olympian who continues to shatter records as we saw in london this summer. welcome. >> thank you very much. >> how does it feel to be an inspiration for literally people who are disabled the entire world over? >> i think it's a massive blessing. i have been very privileged to be given a talent and over the last seven or eight years i have worked hard on working on it and being the best athlete i can be and being an international sportsman is a big responsibility and coming with it, you have to remember there are kids who look up to you, is definitely something you have to keep at the back of your mind. >> what somebody said to me, the amazing thing you have done, oscar, for all those kids who have lost a leg, two legs, the amputation they have suffered. in the old days, they were so stigmatized, they were picked on at school, they feel different. what you have done is make it cool to be an amputee, which may not be your intention, but they all want to be like oscar now. >> i grew up in a family where a disability was never an issue. we really didn't speak about my disability,
's 600 people. it's amazing. still talk to him in london over the weekend. but i went to london. much discussion about this. my mother was not at all happy. i got on a train went to london and worked for a naval officer, the royal navy office and i joined up. my 18th birthday. and i waited two or three weeks. and then i was asked to get to scott with. and, of course, always say. so turned into a naval establishment and hms duke. and i worked in an office there. so i arrived there. i was assigned to a man called richard helms. and he became a great fan of roosevelt who came over trying to win support for the war. of course and sure. i certainly could not type. but then about two months later the rather large lady walked into the office and said there were looking for volunteers to man the boats out in the harbor and the south of england. so go off the harbor boat. and she -- a look to her and thought, she must've been the one responsible. we had huge polymerous we take issue with and huge profits, you know, anyway, i put my name down as a volunteer. of course then i got to promise. the
successful nonprofits in the world. cross tells you all about it from london. >> london businessman, rob, is trying to fight malaria a world away. the harvard educated father of four gave up a salary to help save lives in africa. >> my four children go to sleep at night and they don't have to worry about being bitten by a mosquito. it's not going to cause a bump and an inch, but could be a death sentence. >> created the nonprofit against molaria foundation, which raises money to install mosquito nets in african villages. they cost just $4 each and have already saved hundreds of thousands of lives. >> the net hangs down, it's tucked under the mattress. >> molaria kills more than a million people every year. most of them children. >> people with nets over them, the mosquito can't get to them. the insecticide, which is safe for the people inside, causes a knockdown. >> with the help of hundreds of volunteers, the nets are reaching remote villages. the charity has been recognized for using every donated dollar to fight malaria. >> 100% of the money buys nets, period. >> one net shelt
was in there, did it take a couple days, a week for you to move on, your vacation to london? when did you start thinking about next year? >> i think immediately you star thinking about it. you look at me after any game, that's what i do in my locker, i sit there and process it. you know, for me i take a lot of pride and just get as upset about a game as i do when i was 12. it's ha big game, you but i look at it like any our bad outing. i can't have that in my head now. >> did you have an idea they were going to get something? >> no, i want no idea. it doesn't change what i have to do. it's just part of the off-season for me. you never have too many bull pen guys. i just had no idea, and didn't know -- i called cliff, and we both didn't know, but we talked about it. it's a great addition for us in the bull pen. >> it's amazing how strong it does make the bull pen, but to not be the guy going in, does it sting a bit? >> not really. the game isn't always won or lost in the ninth. what i learned last year, it's fun to pitch for a winning team. so closing for the team and 43 saves for a that i am th
that some folks may say. we cannot let politics be our guide. paris london and england has great transportation systems but look at san francisco. achieving a world class transportation system is a journey forward not a december nation but let's approach our transportation challenges the san francisco way once again through consensus and common and let's us take up the hard work and take the first part of the journey now. an equal exchange is the availability of housing yes. in spite of all we're doing for every of every income especially low income families. i know smob about this topic i'll fought to get this under control from my long hair days. we cannot defy the cost of living in our town. we haven't built enough new housing. last year, we began to make some progress in november the 0 voters passed the housing trust fund for the next thirty years for affordable housing for first time home buyers and thank you to this gentleman for our first responders. today, there are more than 20 times the new housing built in 2011. that's just a beginning with 23 thousand new units? the
hundreds of bills at the london hotels, with guest lists, amended wineglass come in many batters churchill complaining about overbuilding, think imprint circuits of food and wine, ranging tips for hotel waiters. all in the archives, all set out in my book. i produced many menus in my book in case any of you want to try to duplicate one or two at a special party at home. the wine list might be harder for you to replicate than 70 decades is churchill place disorders. i've also noted his musical choices should should be amended to higher for your churchill party. i wrote about all of this because they shed light on the care churchill took to make this project is coming to sell policies. they also serve requirements in such remote places as tehran, casablanca and go code. i describe his choice of venue cigars to prolong after dinner discussions. my research told me what he ate and what each rank and with him and how it interacted with staff and with the british people during the war. somehow make your return to reality. a human being the definite reaction, very negative reactions to white hous
was held trying to shield the children. >>> police quickly ends a dangerous situation outside london's buckingham palace today. a man who looked to be in his 50s, holding a large knife to his throat broke through a security cordon. he got agitated as police start closing in. he finally lunged at a police officer, there you go right there, you can see it, the officer fired his taser, knocking the man to the ground where police handcuffed him. >>> we want to go now, ray lewis speaking to the media. >> never quitting, and always believing in your dreams and goals. there's no better reward as a father to win a ring on your last ride with my kids being by my side. no matter what was said, no matter what i've been through, my babies have always looked to me as their father. as a man, it's the greatest reward ever, to go out 17 years of a dream. and now i get to hug my babies for the rest of my life, and i get to say i was a champion when i went out. it's just no better way to go out. >> that's ray lewis speaking. he had his children by his side. terence moore, i'm going to go to you. ray l
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